Posts Tagged “oxford city council”

In case you were wondering, here’s how I did in Thursday’s election

by Stephen Tall on May 6, 2012

I mentioned a month ago I was standing for election to Oxford City Council, the first time my name had appeared on a ballot paper since 2004. So I thought I ought to finish the story, and let you know (…)

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5 predictions for election night

by Stephen Tall on May 3, 2012

With polls closed, here are my five predictions for the night to come… 1) I won’t win in Headington Hill & Northway, the Oxford City Council ward where I’m a Lib Dem candidate this year. The old adage applies: where (…)

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The Oxford Ukip candidate who says people who ‘choose’ to be gay should stop ‘complaining about persecution’

by Stephen Tall on May 1, 2012

Sadly I don’t have the pleasure of standing against Ukip candidate Dr Julia Gasper — who has said people who ‘choose’ to be gay should stop ‘complaining about persecution’ — in the elections to Oxford City Council this Thursday. That (…)

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Tory chairwoman Baroness Warsi writes off her party’s chances of “immediate electoral success” in Oxford

by Stephen Tall on April 7, 2012

The last time a Conservative was elected to Oxford City Council was 12 years ago, in 2000. Her name was Barbara Burgess, and she won in a backlash against Labour over a local planning issue (the controversial building of the (…)

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My ‘Why I’m standing for election’ profile goes live on Oxford Lib Dems’ website

by Stephen Tall on April 6, 2012

As I mentioned this week, For the first time in 8 years my name will appear on a ballot paper, as I’m standing for election to Oxford City Council. Which also means my profile appears alongside my fellow Lib Dem (…)

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For the first time in 8 years my name will appear on a ballot paper. (PS: as a Lib Dem.)

by Stephen Tall on April 4, 2012

It’s official: I will be the Lib Dem candidate in the 3rd May Oxford City Council elections, standing in Headington Hill & Northway ward. This was the letter awaiting me on my return from work today: The last time I (…)

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